Thoughts on Sorrow

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I am new to embracing sorrow as essential rather than trying to cure it.

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Self Portrait at 31

I turn 31 today. This is the first self portrait i’ve done in over a year, since then my way of making has completely changed so i thought with this post i’d reflect a little.

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Photographer - Berenice Abbott

“Does not the very word ‘creative’ mean to build, to initiate, to give out, to act - rather than to be acted upon, to be subjective? Living photography is positive in its approach, it sings a song of life - not death.”

-Berenice Abbott

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Portlanders: Slick Devious

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He hands me a click pen, emblazoned on the side reads “Casual Anger”.

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Frictionless Shopping

Frictionless. A state of mind we all dream of. Work where we don’t have to brush up against rugged discomfort- where everything goes our way. There are no bugs in the code. Spaces outside of the computer screen increasingly resemble the software engineer’s ideal work environment. It is no wonder the first of these appears as a black box, nestled at the base of another black box, in a nondescript part of town, where the buildings uses are mixed to brown.

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My Life is Like Death - Defect Defect EP Review

“My Life… is Like… Death” – Defect Defect lurches into their disorderly and existential final act.

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